High School Sports

  • UPDATE: Big rally puts Strain in third at state 5A golf tournament

    GRAND JUNCTION -- Brighton's Kyle Strain tied for third place at this year's state 5A high school golf tournament at Bookcliff Country Club.


    He shot a 74-72 -- 146 and finished even with Fort Collins' Palmer Giro after the two-day tournament. Both were at 4-over par.

    Strain started Tuesday's round in a tie for 16th place. Heading into the back nine, Strain was 1-over par through nine holes and sitting in a three-way tie for 12th place.

  • Adams City wins soccer showdown with Gateway

    COMMERCE CITY – As the halfway mark of the season emerges for many soccer programs in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference, only Adams City and Gateway were able to say they were undefeated in league play.        

    That was, of course, before the two met up in a match at Adams City.


  • ThunderHawks softball team on a roll

    The Prairie View softball team improved to 6-1 in league play last week after earning convincing wins against Rangeview and Adams City.

  • Bluedevils volleyball team knocks off Adams City




    The Fort Lupton girls volleyball team beat Adams City 25013, 25-15, 25-21 Thursday night. Candace Cook had nine kills and six aces. Leila Seiler had seven kills for Fort Lupton. No stats were available for the Eagles, who sport a 3-7 record this season. “We won by playing as a team,” FLHS coach Amy Shoemaker said. “We focused on the little things we were doing wrong on defense. Our setter was a lot more consistent."

  • Adams City scoreboard -- Dec. 14

    Girls basketball

    Overland trimmed Adams City 57-48 on the Tralblazers' floor Dec. 8. Deanna Hughes led Overland with 15 points. Divine Davis and Maia Jackson added 10. No stats were available for the Eagles.

    Legacy pitched a shutout in the first quarter and beat Adams City 73-14 on the Lightning's loor Dec. 10. LHS had 29 points in the first eight minutes.

    No stats were available for either team.

    Boys basketball

  • Three area golfers heading for state meet

    WESTMINSTER -- Three area golfers -- two from Brighton High School and one from Prairie View High School -- qualified for the state 5A golf tournament.

    Brighton's Kyle Strain shot a 75 in Monday's regional tournament at Legacy Ridge. Brock Pawlowski turned in an 84. PVHS' Austin Umland recorded an 83.

    The state meet is Oct. 3 and 4 at Bookcliff Golf Course in Grand Junction.

  • ‘There are college programs looking for qualified student-athletes’

    HENDERSON – Students at Brighton and Prairie View high schools have two things in common.
        They are rivals.
        And they have more knowledge about the college recruiting process, thanks to two nights of information - one for each school – from Jack Renkens.

  • Warriors nip ThunderHawks 6-0 in defensive struggle

    FREDERICK - Dalton Hall scored the game’s only touchdown - an 11-yard run with 9 1/2 minutes to play in the fourth quarter - to give Frederick a 6-0 season-opening win against Prairie View Friday night on the Warriors’ field. The drive wrapped up a 67-yard, 12-play march.

  • BHS wins latest EMAC golf tournament

    WESTMINSTER -- Brighton cruised to a win Thursday in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference golf tournament at Legacy Ridge Golf Course.

    BHS (321 team strokes) bested the field by 51 shots. Rival Prairie View was second.

    Brighton's Kyle Strain won the individual title with a score of 70. Teammate Christopher Horiuchi was next in the field with an 80, and Nicholas Edwards placed third with an 81.

  • Soccer team looks to maintain after losing 10 seniors

    HENDERSON – The Prairie View soccer program will have a new look  for the 2011 campaign after losing 10 seniors from last year’s team that finished 6-8-1 overall.
        Despite the change of personnel on the field, head coach Jason Oulman has a good feeling that the ThunderHawks can continue where they left off.